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What The Future?

Series 1

Living longer

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

What if we live forever, 30 years from now? Kirsty Wark’s documentary from the future. With Alistair McGowan. From 2014. Show more

The Essay

Decameron Nights: Ten Italian Indelicacies Remixed from Boccaccio

Episode 3: How Elena Blew Hot and Cold

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Widowed Elena sleeps around, though she likes to keep up appearances. But when she snubs one man for the amusement of another, she picks the wrong victim. Introduced by Terry Jones. Show more

The Essay

Decameron Nights: Ten Italian Indelicacies Remixed from Boccaccio

Episode 10: A Quiet Night in Naples

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Terry Jones introduces the retelling of the fifth tale of The Decameron. Country boy Andreuccio comes to Naples to buy a horse and gets more than he had bargained for. Show more

What The Future?

Series 1

Bees

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

What if bees are no more, 30 years from now? Kirsty Wark’s documentary from the future. With Nadia Kamil. From 2014. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Syria: Bread and Bombs

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Hassan is testing out the contents of one of the food parcels when the aid convoy reaches the first checkpoint. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Syria: Bread and Bombs

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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The school where Samara was teaching has been bombed, and Hassan has gone Awol. Jamil is fuming. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Syria: Bread and Bombs

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Jamil has been taken prisoner. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Syria: Bread and Bombs

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Jamil has had a visit from Khaled, pretending to be his son. Hassan has a plan to get him out of prison. Show more

Saturday Drama

A Christmas Carol

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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Charles Dickens's classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge is adapted for the voices of actors and the BBC Singers with a full score by the BBCSO. Script and music by Neil Brand. Show more

Contributors

Ebenezer Scrooge:
Robert Powell
Ghost of Christmas Past:
Sophie Thompson
Jacob Marley:
Ron Cook
Mrs Fezziwig:
Tracy-Ann Oberman
Mr Fezziwig:
Patrick Brennan
Bob Cratchit:
Paul Heath
Mrs Cratchit:
Hannah Genesius
Tiny Tim:
Bettrys Jones
Director:
David Hunter

Genres

Drama on 3

As You Like It

Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

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Shakespeare's pastoral comedy of love, lust, cross-dressing and mistaken identity, with Pippa Nixon as Rosalind. Featuring music by Johnny Flynn. Show more

Contributors

Rosalind:
Pippa Nixon
Orlando:
Luke Norris
Duke Ferdinand:
Jonathan Coy
Duke Frederick:
Sam Dale
Silvius:
Paul Heath
Le Beau:
Shaun Mason
Jacques de Boys:
Monty d'Inverno
Composer:
Johnny Flynn
Director:
Sally Avens

Genres

Drama on 3

Decameron Nights

Episode 2: Five More Italian Indelicacies Remixed From Boccaccio

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for years

Tim McInnerny, Neil Pearson, Louise Brealey, Paul Ritter, Geoffrey Streatfeild and Tameka Empson in five stories adapted from Boccaccio's The Decameron. Introduced by Terry Jones. Show more

Contributors

Genres

15 Minute Drama

Syria: Bread and Bombs

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

There is tension among the aid workers: Jamil is old school and likes to do things by the book, but Hassan is a maverick. And then there is Samara, with her puppets. Show more

Drama on 3

Decameron Nights

Episode 1: Five Italian Indelicacies Remixed from Boccaccio

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for years

Terry Jones introduces John Finnemore, Ingrid Oliver, Carrie Quinlan, Lydia Leonard, Samuel Barnett and Colin McFarlane star in stories adaptions of The Decameron by Robin Brooks. Show more

Contributors

Adaptor:
Robin Brooks
Ciappelletto:
Colin McFarlane
Musciatto:
Sam Dale
Anselmo:
Paul Heath
Federigo degli Alberighi:
John Finnemore
Rinieri:
Cyril Nri
Mithridanes:
Samuel Barnett
Pyrrhus:
Paul Heath
Spinelloccio:
Shaun Mason
Nathan:
Sam Dale
Beggarmaid:
Bettrys Jones

Genres

The Essay

Decameron Nights: Ten Italian Indelicacies Remixed from Boccaccio

Episode 1: Saint Ciappelletto

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Terry Jones introduces a retelling of the first tale in the first day of Boccaccio's The Decameron. All is not what it seems when a wicked man makes his deathbed confession. Show more